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Q: Why do you begin every “news”letter with “Dear Reader”?
It’s a stupid e-mail with a link to just another article on the web. Also, the conversational group-blog model requires a lot of time and effort to work.
Collectivism is tribalism whether you call it socialism or nationalism, fascism or Communism. But say, “Okay, let’s have Canada’s immigration policy or France’s national-security policies or Switzerland’s health-insurance system” and the same people freak out. M: Mostly in the nude, which is going to make getting in-studio guests awkward. It’s not my strength, and if this really lame G-File is any indication, I think most readers would agree. Then, when she got better and we realized she wasn’t a German Shepherd mix but a Carolina dog, people liked the stories about the Dingo. But I’d rather sit next to Sally Kohn on every flight I ever take from now on than write some “Washington novel.” I don’t think Washington is all that interesting of a place. If I had to define the essence of leftism in a single phrase, it’d be “the perfectibility of man.” This is the idea that stretches back past Rousseau and probably the Gnostics to Plato’s . It can be set in some far-flung galaxy or some technological wonderland.
The only really — really — new thing of the last 10,000 years is the miracle of liberal democratic capitalism, and I think we’re losing our commitment to it. So much of the “They do things better over there” stuff is really just a rationalization for people to say, “You should do what I want” or “America is backward because it doesn’t do what I want it to do.” Q: So, who is “the Couch? ” — The Couch) Q: Is it awkward that your wife works for the Trump administration? Now, I keep hearing from people who say they read the G-File for the doggie updates. Before public policy or any ideological agenda, conservatism recognizes the bedrock fact that man is flawed. But what makes it accessible to us is that humans — or even aliens — are still driven by timeless motivations. Acknowledging the fact that human nature has no history is the first principle of realism, and realism is conservative.
I’ve changed my mind about a lot of things over the last couple years.
I still stand by , but I think intellectual history isn’t just a game of playing connect the dots. are downstream of human nature, and human nature doesn’t change, which is why the same ideas keep popping up over and over again.
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